Foundation Academy promotes longtime assistant to head softball coach

Armand Winters will now take over the Lions' softball program following Tate McClellan's departure for a Polk State softball assistant coaching post.

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Foundation Academy has announced assistant softball coach Armand Winters has been promoted to head coach. 

The hire comes following the departure of former coach Tate McClellan to become an assistant at Polk State — McClellan had served as the program’s lead coach for the past three seasons. 

Winters, a Little League softball, club and longtime assistant coach at Foundation, helped lead the Lions to a 15-8 record and regional semi-final appearance last season, and in 2022, he helped Foundation win a regional championship.



Sam Albuquerque

A native of João Pessoa, Brazil, Sam Albuquerque moved in 1997 to Central Florida as a kid. After earning a communications degree in 2016 from the University of Central Florida, he started his career covering sports as a producer for a local radio station, ESPN 580 Orlando. He went on to earn a master’s degree in editorial journalism from Northwestern University, before moving to South Carolina to cover local sports for the USA Today Network’s Spartanburg Herald-Journal. When he’s not working, you can find him spending time with his lovely wife, Sarah, newborn son, Noah, and dog named Skulí.

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